3K3Y NEWS – Firmware 2.01 Released!


      News from 3K3Y official site. The new firmware v2.01 released!

From this version the disk key is automatically detected.

– Merge 3Dump and NoKeys
– Support for for PSX img/bin/cue files
– Improved support for for PSX img/bin/cue files
– Support for homebrew/no IRD game ISOs
– Override drive type in 3Key.cfg (3Dump only)
– Improve bad BD handling
– Improved ISO detection time (400X)
– Remove Autoeject & D1 options from 3key.cfg
– Add support for gyo.db & auto detection of disk key

     3K3Y is a new modchip which can play ps3 games from external HDD, no version limited. Means we don’t have to keep our console in 3.55 version, we can use it on any version. This is an amazing item!

3K3Y – Ripper App 1.19 released!


3K3Y news update again, the Ripper App 1.19 released! Since 3K3Y released this new product, the news update is so quick, this is really great because it proved that the team is so strong and the technology is so professional. Here is the details:

  • Ird creation from disc
  • When ripping an iso, the IRD will automatically be created (enable/disable in settings)
  • Windows XP support (.NET 4.0 required)
  • Save last used paths in all dialogs

Also, a few bugs are fixed, including:

  • Fixed bug when pressing cancel while ripping
  • Prevents crash on Windows XP

This product is a little expensive but i think it worth to buy!

3K3Y news updated: Ripper App now rebuilds ‘jailbreak rips’!


3K3Y is released since Feb, and very hot right now. The 3k3y team is contiune updated and just check their official, found the news updated again, here is the details:

Ripper App now rebuilds ‘jailbreak rips’!

The Ripper app can now rebuild a complete ISO from so-called ‘scene’ or ‘jailbreak’ rips (decrypted game data without ISO header and other metadata). We are now very proud to announce that you can recreate the ISO file using our Ripper app. To do so you need to download the corresponding Iso Rebuild Data, or IRD, file. These files can be downloaded and redistributed freely as they only contain metadata an other non-copyrighted data.

They are a stong team, since they released the x360key which is really a convenience tools for jail break the xbox360, the 3k3y is their another great product. Look forward they has greater breakthrough such as no need extra key file on 3.55 system.

3K3Y – Reviews come out!

Just check the 3k3y official site, and found there are 3 reviews released! 2 french, i cannot read, 1 english, that can be referenced. According to the review, we can see there are 2 main board in the 3K3Y, the details is:

3K3Y Board

2G sd card

USB Adapter

BD-ROM “Y” Power

BD-ROM Pass-through flexcable

USB Adapter flexcable

3K3Y Board Protective Tape

Ripp3r Board

XK3Y LCD control pad

USB cable

BD-ROM flexcable

Molex to BD-ROM Power cable

Ripp3r Board Protective Tape

So many things so you will know the installation is not easy. But it is no need soldering or other complicated process, just connecting and connecting. And as the official said, it need extact the key file, and need CFW 3.55 system, so you need extract your key file before you update your console, it still need 3.55 condition.

I have not get this amaging item in my hand, but very interested in it. will keep updating when i find any new updating!

What’s the difference between Cobra ODE and 3K3Y ?


Maybe as you knew, in the next month around,there will be two new ps3 revolutionary items,they are Cobra ODE and 3K3Y ,then who are they ,what can they be used to ? You can read following content to get more details :

Cobra ODE :  a new item from cobra team,with which you can run game ISO’s from any PS3 without the need to restrict your console to running on a CFW.
Cobra ODE will be a revolutionary items,for it brings freedom of choice for the SEN, original games and functionality of the Cobra ODE without hassle or complication.
A switch allows user to toggle between use of the original BD drive or the emulator.

3K3Y : 3k3y is an optical disk drive emulator for the Playstation 3 video game console.This item is from the original xk3y team,and can compatible with both Fat and Slim PS3 models .
It doesnt need any soldering and Supports most file systems, including NTFS, EXT2/3/4, and Mac OS X Extended.

Difference between them :
1.From different team ,cobra ODE is from cobra team,yet,3k3y is from xk3y team.
2.Cobra ODE is a Cobra Optical Drive Emulator For Your PS3,while 3k3y is a Blu-ray drive Emulator.
3.Cobra ODE can used on all types of ps3,yet,3k3y has some limits for certain PS3 Version.

1.both of them from famous team with famous item representives, such as cobra ODE from cobra dongle team,their former item cobra dongle can support playing
bluray movie and playing PS1.PS2games and so on.3k3y is from xk3y team,who developed the first xbox 360 hacked item : xk3y.
2. extract ps3 key files is required if you want use any of these two items.
3.Neither of them need soldering.

Maybe later,the official will release more updated new,so let’s just stay tune for it. =)